WINES EXPORT AGENCY’s Selection
AOC Pessac-Léognan – 2018
Bordeaux – France
• Grape Varieties :
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45 % Merlot
• The Château :
Château Haut-Lagrange is a family-owned winery created in 1989 by Francis Boutemy at the heart of the Pessac-Léognan appellation since 4 generations.
His passion for wine was transmitted to him by his grandparents, former owners of a Cru Classé in Léognan.
• Plot selection :
Terroir with a remarkable natural drainage thanks to a layer of Graves uniformly dispersed made up of sand, gravels, pebbles, quartz, ochre, white and rose quartzite,… of jaspers, flints, black jasper.
Surface in production: 7,5 ha. Age of the vine: 18 years old
• Vineyard, harvest, vinification and ageing:
The harvest is manual with a sorting in the vineyard and in the cellar from September 19th to October 1st 2018. The fermentation is controlled around 29 °C. Maceration: 21 days. Ageing 12 months in new oak barrels: 40%, vats: 60%. Total ageing: 18 months before bottling at the Domaine.
• Stocks : 10.000 bottles
Case of 6 bottles of 750ml
• Rewards :
Gold medal Guide Gilbert & Gaillard
91/100 James Suckling
13,35€ 12,68€/b. Exw
Dark robe, deep blackcurrant smell, nice wine with a good potential, with a very nice and well-matured fruit, soft spicy notes and floral aromas, dense taste with roundness, harmony, and frehsness.
Great quality for a low price